Tag: Fort Worth Orthodontist

Tips to Keep Your Braces Clean

Having braces can be a little annoying, and you probably want to complete the treatment as soon as possible. Did you know that practicing excellent oral hygiene while you have braces can actually reduce the amount of time it takes to complete the treatment? By keeping your braces clean, you will maintain a healthy environment… Read more »

Gum Disease and Your Braces

Braces are a fantastic technique for straightening misaligned teeth, but without diligent care on your part, you could be at risk for gum disease during your treatment. Adding wires and brackets to your mouth increases places for bacteria to cling. If left unchecked, these bacteria can accumulate under your gum line, creating plaque, and causing… Read more »

Fort Worth Orthodontist: Benefits of Invisalign

More and more adults are seeking adult braces to fix problems that cropped up in adulthood or problems that were never addressed as a child or teen. Invisalign is a series of clear plastic aligner trays that treats crooked and protruding teeth as well as bite issues. Your Fort Worth orthodontist Dr. Cabal is a… Read more »

Fort Worth Orthodontist Provides Braces for Teens

To a teenager, the idea of wearing braces may be incredibly embarrassing and upsetting. Teenagers famously over-focus on their physical appearance, and they may shy away from traditional metal bracket and wire braces. That is why your Fort Worth orthodontist, Dr. Cabal, also offers patients more subtle options: Invisalign and tooth-colored ceramic braces. Dr. Cabal… Read more »

Can You Whiten Your Teeth While Wearing Braces?

Perhaps the better question would be: Should you whiten your teeth while wearing braces? Using whitening strips, trays, or brush-on gels might seem like a quick fix for teeth that start to look dull and yellowish after several months in braces. This can actually do more harm than good because: Teeth whitening agents will not… Read more »